2010-11 Time-of-Use Consultation

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Under the Regulated Price Plan (RPP), the Ontario Energy Board has set time-of-use (TOU) electricity prices for eligible consumers that have smart meters since May 2005.

The Board initiated a consultation process to assist it in determining whether there is a need to modify the current structure or price setting methodology for TOU electricity prices. On October 18, 2010, the Board posted a letter to inform interested parties of this initiative.

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Date Issue / Document
March 31, 2011

The Board has posted Board staff’s “Report to the Board on the Review of the Structure and Price Setting Methodology for Time-of-Use Prices". The Staff Report documents the consultation process and sets out Board staff’s recommendations to the Board.

December 22, 2010

The Board has posted a PowerPoint presentation by The Brattle Group entitled, Assessing Ontario’s Regulated Price Plan. This presentation was used to stimulate discussion during the stakeholder consultation meeting on December 21, 2010.

December 15, 2010

The Board has posted a report prepared by The Brattle Group entitled, Assessing Ontario’s Regulated Price Plan. The Brattle Group’s independent analysis is released in anticipation of the time-of-use consultation meeting scheduled for Dec. 21, 2010. Representatives from The Brattle Group will present their report and answer questions from stakeholders.

December 6, 2010

The Board has issued a letter to stakeholders setting out further details regarding this consultation and announcing a stakeholder meeting and webcast to take place on Tuesday, December 21, 2010.

October 18, 2010

The Board is initiating a consultation process to review the methodology used for setting TOU prices.